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2019 Civic Rates and Fees

For immediate release: December 28, 2018 - 9:00am

The following rate and fee changes are effective January 1, 2019, unless otherwise stated:


Animal Services – Pet Licenses

Cats:   Spayed/Neutered: $18.00 ($1.50 increase)       

Non-Spayed/Neutered: $36.00 ($3.00 increase)

           Juvenile (under 1 year): $18.00 ($1.50 increase)

Dogs:  Spayed/Neutered: $29.00 ($1.00 increase)

            Non-Spayed/Neutered: $58.00 ($2.00 increase)

            Juvenile (under 1 year): $29.00 ($1.00 increase)

Replacement Tags: $10.00 ($5.00 increase)

Service Dogs: $0.00 (no change)

Landfill (no change)

Visit Saskatoon Landfill for current rates and fees.

Recycling Programs

Curbside Residential Recycling: $5.66 ($0.14 increase) per household per month.

Multi-unit recycling: $3.11 ($0.15 increase) per household per month.

Optional Green Cart Yard & Food Waste Program (no change)

Early bird fee of $55.00 per subscription if paid by April 30, 2019. The program fee increases to $75.00 per subscription on May 1, 2019.

Compost Depots (no change)

Commercial Hauler Seasonal Permit: $150 per vehicle.

Saskatoon Light & Power

No set rate increase at this time.

Water and Wastewater

Water and wastewater rates will increase overall by 9.25%.

Storm Water Management Charge

Storm Water Management Charge will increase to $5.525 ($1.125 increase) per one Equivalent Runoff Unit (ERU) per month.

Flood Protection Program Levy (Temporary)  

Flood Protection Program Levy will decrease to $3.275 ($1.125 decrease) per water meter per month.


Parking (no change)

Visit Parking for current parking rates, parking ticket fines, or impound lot fines.

Special Permits (no change)

Right of Way permit application fee: $150.00 for blanket; $40.00 for individual location       
Sidewalk Crossing permit application fee: $375.00
Vehicle permit application fee: $50.00 for blanket annual & $30.00 for daily

Saskatoon Transit (no change)

Visit Saskatoon Transit for current fee information.


Business Licenses (no change)

Visit Business Licenses for current rates.

Building and Plumbing Permits

There are various rate and fee changes taking effect in 2019 for both building and plumbing permits. Please visit Building, Plumbing and Demolition Permits for a full list of 2019 rates.


There are various rate and fee changes taking effect in 2019. Please see attached table for rate information for the golf courses, Leisure Centres, Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, special event applications, sport fields rentals, and Woodlawn Cemetery.

Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park (no change)

Visit Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park for admission rates and more information.

Gordon Howe Campground (no change)

Visit Gordon Howe Campground for rates and more information.